Archives for April 2012

New Small Business Agency

Cape Town - The Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) will have access to millions of rands of funding from the balance sheet of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), says the Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel. … [Read more...]

SA to produce more doctors

Johannesburg - Government is looking at increasing the number of doctors produced by the country to ensure the success of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme. Speaking at a New Age business briefing on Monday, Health Minister Dr … [Read more...]

Spain wants more SA music and films

Pretoria - King Juan Carlos of Spain wants to see more South African music, films and crafts in their country, Spanish Ambassador Benavides Orgaz told Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile during the signing of a cultural agreement … [Read more...]

Germany, SA initiative to boost local innovation

Cape Town - A research co-operation initiative between Germany and South Africa can help South Africa develop more local innovations, the Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor said on Monday. … [Read more...]

Conference looks at ways to improve safety at sea

Cape Town – Amid a dramatic increase in piracy, South Africa may have to amend its maritime laws if it decides to supply any foreign commercial vessels that carry armed security guards and dock at its ports, Defence and Military Veterans … [Read more...]

Transnet launches R300bn infrastructure

Pretoria - Transnet has launched a R300 billion infrastructure plan that is set to create 588 000 new jobs in the South African economy. … [Read more...]

New series Leaps onto SABC3

Just when you thought the commissioning of local programming by the SABC had come to an (almost) grinding halt - a new series has just leapt onto the small screen. I Am Woman Leap of Faith, a new weekly series which launched on SABC3 on … [Read more...]